back to article Moaning moose cows provoke punch-ups among bulls

Researchers from Idaho State University have proved that moose mating rituals follow a similar pattern to that displayed among humans in Newcastle pubs on a Friday night – that females moaning about sexual advances by inadequate males increases the chance of bloke-on-bloke violence. Scientists already knew that a female moose …

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THAT'S why!

You could always count on a parking lot fight Friday and Saturday night @Gordo's Bar and Grill. Sometimes, if you were lucky, you could see Gordo himself swinging a baseball bat out there.

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Captain Obvious - head of research

Kudos to the head/sub writer though :)

"The importance of female choice may be undervalued in studies of sexual selection in mammals."

So the old saw about 90% of world history being men trying to impress women is an understatement then?

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So a shrill voice screaching "He's not worth it, Darren!" actually encourages more fighting? Actually bears up to my experience.

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Girlmoose: Is that an antler in your pocket...

... Or are you happy to see me?

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Moose Feminists

They moan all the time but all they need is ...err.... better partners.

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It's the lasses you need to watch out for...

When I was in Newcastle, there'd be the odd fight when you were out on the "toon"; Local lads fighting over "are you looking at my pint"; Or a fresher discovering that standing out as Uni fresher is enough to get you thumped, but it generally wasn't that serious.

The lasses fighting was a different story, it was always full-on and "to the death"!!!

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